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Re: lynx-dev lynx compilation ... the last question :-)

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx compilation ... the last question :-)
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2000 19:52:42 -0400

000920 James Elkinton wrote:
> One thing I've always thought might be really helpful is
> when a page defined in STARTFILE cannot be accessed,
> instead of terminating, to go to an included html page
> in the distribution saying something to the effect of:
> "The page defined in STARTFILE cannot be accessed.  You may wish to check
> the URL in the STARTFILE definition line of lynx.cfg and change it.
> You may also at this time press 'g' to enter a URL to go to."
> Of course, it might be a concern if the keymap is changed, plus there
> would have to be multiple language versions, but just the idea might be
> implementable in a way I haven't thought of.
> Just as long as almost ANYTHING but termination of the browser
> can be done, that's an improvement.

there was a discussion about this very point a couple of years ago,
when i made the same suggestion you have just made,
with more detailed wording & options,
but unfortunately no-one was willing to do the necessary programming.
you can look it up in the Archive.

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